14 September 2022 - 10 November 2022

Journalism in the Age of Pandemics 2.0

Temasek Foundation - WAN-IFRA Journalism Programme

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Call for Nomination is Opened Now!

The World Editors Forum Asia Chapter, the regional network in Asia for editors within the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), recognises the evolving specialist knowledge and skills needed at a much broader level to cover science-related issues, including health and future well-being since the Covid-19 pandemic began. It also recognises the need for industry wide initiatives to support media skills development.

We invite editors to nominate candidates in their newsrooms who will benefit from these new skills and knowledge.

Programme at a Glance

Part 1: Three 90 minutes online masterclass (14, 21, 28 Sep)

Part 2: One day in-person masterclass (Singapore, 7 Nov)

Part 3: Three days World One Health Congress – Temasek Foundation Pinnacle Series on Health Care for Asia (Singapore, 8-10 Nov)

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This training programme is funded by the Temasek Foundation.

Successful applicants need not pay the course fee. Travel and accommodation costs will also be covered for the Singapore activities. However, they must be able to commit to and complete all three online modules and in-person programme.

A certificate will be awarded to participants upon completion of the programme.

Eligibility Criteria

  • At least five years’ working experience in journalism
  • Each news organisation may nominate up to 2 representatives. Acceptance of second nominee is subject to available places.
  • Nominees must be currently working and based in Asia Pacific.
  • Nominations must be submitted by 31 August 2022, 2300 SGT/HKT

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Cherilyn Ireton

Executive Director World Editors Forum


United Kingdom

Jen Teo

Deputy Director, Training & Special Projects



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